Age σ1 σ2 σ3 σ4 σ5 σ6 σ7 σ8 σ9 σ10 σ11
15 0.83 0.17 0.21 0.42 0.16 0.84 0.38 0.94 0.06 0.39 0.61
16 0.88 0.12 0.36 0.27 0.27 0.73 0.38 0.95 0.05 0.39 0.61
17 0.88 0.12 0.28 0.31 0.34 0.66 0.41 0.96 0.04 0.26 0.74
18 0.86 0.14 0.35 0.25 0.28 0.72 0.40 0.97 0.03 0.18 0.82
19 0.89 0.11 0.48 0.24 0.23 0.77 0.28 0.97 0.03 0.27 0.73
20 0.96 0.04 0.62 0.28 0.19 0.81 0.11 0.97 0.03 0.27 0.73
Table 3: Replication of the transitional probabilities of the PDES smoking model derived with the original method by Lin and Chen and data from the 2000 NSDUH but computed using R.